I’ve just published a book with Agenda, called Race and the Undeserving Poor: From Abolition to Brexit.
There’s a debate on the book at DisorderofThings, including an intro and a response by me. They are really excellent critical engagements with the book. The forum was organized by Lisa Tilley.
- My intro
- Race, nation and welfare: Eugenics and the problem of the ‘anti-social’ citizen, by Sara Salem
- Wooden Stakes: In Response to Robbie Shilliam’s Race and the Undeserving Poor, by Naeem Inayatullah
- The mobility of deservingness: race, class and citizenship in the wake of the ‘Windrush scandal’, by Luke De Noronha
- Seeing Class through Race: Britain’s Racialized Moral Economy and the Construction of a ‘White Working Class’, by Rick Saull
- Shilliam’s Undeserving Refusal. Or, why a relational politics of liberation was always (is always) possible, by Lisa Tilley
- My final response